Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford Strategy & Business Development Manager - (1.0 FTE, Days) in Palo Alto, California

Marketing&Business Development

1.0 FTE, 8 Hour Day Shifts

Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford is the heart and soul of Stanford Children’s Health. Nationally ranked and internationally recognized, our 311-bed hospital is devoted entirely to pediatrics and obstetrics. Our six centers of excellence provide comprehensive services and deep expertise in key obstetric and pediatric areas: brain & behavior, cancer, heart, pregnancy & newborn, pulmonary and transplant. We also provide an additional, wide range of services for babies, kids and pregnant moms.

Job Summary

This paragraph summarizes the general nature, level and purpose of the job.

The Manager is responsible for creating project work plans, managing the planning process, and developing business plans or other related deliverables in support of business development and strategic planning. This position will research and analyze market potential and economics underlying new program proposals and other strategic initiatives. The Manager gathers, evaluates, and analyzes data from primary and secondary sources; summarizes and presents findings, develops methodologies for tracking and reporting actual performance of new initiatives. The Manager builds collaborative relationships within Stanford Children’s Health, Stanford Medicine management teams and physician leaders, providing functional direction or project oversight, as requested, for strategic planning or business development functions.

Essential Functions

The essential functions listed are typical examples of work performed by positions in this job classification. They are not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, tasks, and responsibilities. Employees may also perform other duties as assigned.

Employees must abide by all Joint Commission Requirements including but not limited to sensitivity to cultural diversity, patient care, patient rights and ethical treatment, safety and security of physical environments, emergency management, teamwork, respect for others, participation in ongoing education and training, communication and adherence to safety and quality programs, sustaining compliance with National Patient Safety Goals, and licensure and health screenings.

Must perform all duties and responsibilities in accordance with the Service Standards of the Hospital(s).

  • As part of a project team, develops detailed project work plans, highlighting key deliverables, accountabilities, interdependencies, and timelines

  • Manages planning process and work plans for assigned projects, facilitates or assists in committee / work group meetings and monitors / documents progress

  • Builds consensus among project stakeholders

  • Prepares and makes presentations of strategic and analytic data in support of strategy and business development projects as well as periodic monitoring and reporting of key performance indicators

  • Creates business plans and presentations to summarize project team findings, including internal and external assessment, key assumptions, resource needs, financial projections, and implementation plan

  • Extracts, gathers, and analyzes internal data, market data, and benchmark data to assess market / service / product opportunities, risks, and benefits

  • Conducts market, financial, demographic, and clinical utilization research, interprets the data and provides insight

  • Creates action-oriented insights and recommendations in impactful documents to review with Executive Leadership

  • Provides advice and guidance to team members on business planning process and helps ensure that business plans and key initiatives align with overall Stanford Children’s Health and Stanford Medicine strategic initiatives

Minimum Qualifications

Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities as well as possession of any required licenses or certifications is qualifying.

Education: Bachelor's degree in a work-related discipline/field from an accredited college or university.

Experience: Six (6) years of progressively responsible and directly related work experience.

License / Certification: None

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

These are the observable and measurable attributes and skills required to perform successfully the essential functions of the job and are generally demonstrated through qualifying experience, education, or licensure/certification.

  • Advanced user of MS Office Products (MS Access is a plus) and other analytic tools

  • Knowledge of financial, business planning and project management concepts

  • Ability to conduct complex quantitative and qualitative analysis, draw insights from findings and formulate recommendations

  • Ability to make effective oral presentations and prepare concise written reports to a variety of audiences

  • Ability to plan, organize, prioritize, work independently and meet deadlines

  • Ability to solve technical and non-technical problems

  • Ability to work effectively both as a team player and leader

  • Ability to work well with individuals at all levels of the organization

  • Ability to manage projects and lead teams in a matrix environment

Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford strongly values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity and non-discrimination in all of its policies and practices, including the area of employment. Accordingly, LPCH does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation or identity, religion, age, national or ethnic origin, political beliefs, marital status, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, or disability. Women and men, members of all racial and ethnic groups, people with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.